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Rascal & Lucid - Chav Juice (Trax Haven)

Rascal & Lucid - Chav Juice (Trax Haven)
Premiere

UK Bass infused Juke banger from Rascal & Lucid!From Council Trax V/A EP on Trax Haven.Out now on digital - Order: https://traxhaven.bandcamp.com/album/council-trax-ephttps://soundcloud.com...
Published: Sunday, 3rd May 2020
Author: Loose Lips
PICKS: Loose Lips' Bandcamp Essentials Mk.2

PICKS: Loose Lips' Bandcamp Essentials Mk.2
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AND WE'RE BACK. Over  forty days of quarantine since Bandcamp's last decision to waive their fees (when we published our first Bandcamp Essentials article), shit has got real. And...
Published: Friday, 1st May 2020
Author: Will Soer
SSSLIP - Ground Control (SSVA001)

SSSLIP - Ground Control (SSVA001)
Premiere

SSSLIP delivers here a shiny 2-Step number with classic RnB vocals!From Flavours For The Dance Vol.1 V/A compilation on Slippery Sounds.Out now on digital - Pre-order: https://slipperysounds.bandcamp.com...
Published: Friday, 1st May 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Jade Parker - Acceptance (Save Our Scene)

Jade Parker - Acceptance (Save Our Scene)
Premiere

Jade Parker delivers here a soulful number, made during the lock down.I made it during lock down, with all that is going on, the track represents my journey of "Acceptance".The early breakdown...
Published: Friday, 1st May 2020
Author: Loose Lips
DnB Fix 013 - Med School - Graduation

DnB Fix 013 - Med School - Graduation
Feature

Having played host to much of the industry’s rising talent, amongst many big stars too; MedSchool has been at the forefront of Drum and Bass for over a decade, and this release is no exception.&nbsp...
Published: Thursday, 30th April 2020
Author: Tom Blain
Withheld - VCO (Unsustainable)

Withheld - VCO (Unsustainable)
Premiere

A funky ride along an arpeggiated bassline!From Withheld's Digital Is Dead, Long Live Digital EP on Unsustainable.Out 7.05 on digital - Pre-order: https://unsustainable.bandcamp.com/album/digital-is-dead-long-live-digitalhttps:...
Published: Thursday, 30th April 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Alavux - Rhythm Tones - Waltz & Tango (4P013)

Alavux - Rhythm Tones - Waltz & Tango (4P013)
Premiere

Alavux exploits the tonal and percussive nature of drum machines, bringing out dance music that's minimalist by its nature but big in essence.From Alavux's Rhythm Tones EP on 4 Player Records.Out...
Published: Wednesday, 29th April 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Resonance series 2 - Sarahsson

Resonance series 2 - Sarahsson
Feature

Welcome to the next installment of the 'Resonance Series' - a new feature, curated by Jasper Golding, about the interplay between art forms. A love for showcasing and sharing music is at the centre...
Published: Tuesday, 28th April 2020
Author: Jasper Golding
Ghostclusters - Robojudge - (0X01V001)

Ghostclusters - Robojudge - (0X01V001)
Premiere

A pulsating, gritty rhythmic track hitting the right sweet spots!From Various Artists 1 V/A EP on 0x01 Records.Out 01.05 on 12" and digital - Pre-order: https://olan1.bandcamp.com/album/various-artists-1https:...
Published: Monday, 27th April 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Antoine Bobicz - Escalateur dans la ciel (bau053)

Antoine Bobicz - Escalateur dans la ciel (bau053)
Premiere

Unbelievably catchy, this caustic piece is a blend of Synthwave meets Psyche Pop meets Musique Concrete - wouldn't feel out of place on a Wes Anderson movie soundtrack!From KEDI 2 V/A compilation on...
Published: Saturday, 25th April 2020
Author: Loose Lips
PICKS: S/S's soul-funk-psych-rock Daytrip

PICKS: S/S's soul-funk-psych-rock Daytrip
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To be perfectly topical, this is (part of) my lockdown soundtrack of the spring and summer. Lots of people have their quarantine playlists, but mine is specifically sun-focused. I can’t quite combine...
Published: Saturday, 25th April 2020
Author: Minna Eyre
Carola Bony - Burb (Espectro02)

Carola Bony - Burb (Espectro02)
Premiere

Squeaking, squelching  syncopated rhythms supporting an elegantly naive melodic backdrop, bringing peace into this controlled chaos.From Carola Bony's Estrella 1996 EP on Amplio Espectro.Out 24.04.2020...
Published: Thursday, 23rd April 2020
Author: Loose Lips
PICKS: XMTR's Headphone Freakouts

PICKS: XMTR's Headphone Freakouts
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As hailed by Jossy Mitsu, Corrupt Data is one of the most exciting underground labels around, serving up fresh kicks of rave energy. Their new Covid-19 Support Compilation features the debut (in collaboration...
Published: Thursday, 23rd April 2020
Author: Jago Lynch
Treece’s Rap Up: Big Moochie Grape

Treece’s Rap Up: Big Moochie Grape
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Treece is back again for his 2nd edition of Rap Up, introducing you to his favourite new wordplay. if you missed the last edition, he reviewed Stove God Cook$' debut; 'Reasonable Drought'.This...
Published: Wednesday, 22nd April 2020
Author: Treece
Cocktail Party Effect - Deerhorn (TECLP024)

Cocktail Party Effect - Deerhorn (TECLP024)
Premiere

An energy bomb, exploding into aural clusters. Being hit in the face has rarely been so enjoyable!From Cocktail Party Effect's Cocktail Party Effect LP on Tectonic Recordings.Out 01.05.2020 on 2x12...
Published: Wednesday, 22nd April 2020
Author: Loose Lips
DnB Fix 012 - GLXY – Research & Development

DnB Fix 012 - GLXY – Research & Development
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After what seems like a millennium of quality output from GLXY already, last week saw the highly anticipated release of their debut album ‘Research & Development’ on Shogun Audio.Upon hearing...
Published: Wednesday, 22nd April 2020
Author: Footsoldier
Europe Vol. 1 compilation from Aurora.

Europe Vol. 1 compilation from Aurora.
Release Review

Artists: Hesper Act, Mattia Prete, Nino Sebelic, Fran Hartnett, Stanislav Glazov, Here Now There Then, Stndrd, FU 5Release Date: May 27th, 2020Format: DigitalGenre: TechnoAurora. is a brand new label...
Published: Monday, 20th April 2020
Author: Ludovico Esposito
Dusk, Ebb + Blackdown - Fight Back (LDN080)

Dusk, Ebb + Blackdown - Fight Back (LDN080)
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A steppy number bouncing on grimey bass drops, featuring New Zealand's Ebb.From Dusk + Blackdown's RollageLive vol.1: Nightfall compilation album on Keysound Recordings. It aims for the sweet...
Published: Saturday, 18th April 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Ngaio - Objectify (KG remix) (Durkle Disco)

Ngaio - Objectify (KG remix) (Durkle Disco)
Premiere

An energetic UK Funky take on the original!From NGAIO's We Fly Remixes EP on Durkle Disco.Out now on digital - Order: https://durkledisco.bandcamp.com/album/we-fly-remixeshttps://soundcloud.com/durklediscohttps:...
Published: Friday, 17th April 2020
Author: Loose Lips
J-Shadow - Modulator (SD023)

J-Shadow - Modulator (SD023)
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Title-track of the EP, Modulator starts with sparse rhythms and vocal cut-ups, syncopating together with apunchy Grime bass, until they all shake hands and dance along a steady breakbeat!From J-Shadow39...
Published: Thursday, 16th April 2020
Author: Loose Lips
PICKS: Ludovico Esposito's tributes to Andrea Mi

PICKS: Ludovico Esposito's tributes to Andrea Mi
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The Italian long-time music activist Andrea Mi has passed away. When the news came out last Monday, April 13th, I felt devastated like many many others. After over three decades of DJing, teaching...
Published: Wednesday, 15th April 2020
Author: Ludovico Esposito
Rowka - Hunt (Other Form remix) (Unknown Movements)

Rowka - Hunt (Other Form remix) (Unknown Movements)
Premiere

Unknown Movements label boss Other Form on remix duties for Rowka with a stomping, grooved out Techno number!From Rowka's Scansion EP on Unknown Movements.Out 24.04 on digital - Pre-order: https:/unknownmovements.bandcamp.com...
Published: Wednesday, 15th April 2020
Author: Loose Lips
DnB Fix 011 - Subtension - Tom Yum

DnB Fix 011 - Subtension - Tom Yum
Feature

This stupid isolation isn’t going to stop us keeping you locked and loaded with the hottest Drum & Bass week in week out; this week's Fix comes from Subtension and the Flexout Audio imprint....
Published: Wednesday, 15th April 2020
Author: Tom Blain